Critically acclaimed mockumentary series People Just Do Nothing returns to BBC Three for third and fourth series
Self-proclaimed garage legends Kurupt FM and the BBC announced today that mockumentary series People Just Do Nothing has been re-commissioned for two further series as they continue their domination of West London’s pirate waves.
BBC Radio 1’s Breakfast Show host, Nick Grimshaw, today announced the return of BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards in 2015 - with the event, which honours the UK’s unsung teenage heroes as well as the year’s best music, online, sport and entertainment stars, due to take place at London’s SSE Arena, Wembley on Sunday 8 November (3-5pm), featuring a star-studded line-up of pop acts, including 5 Seconds of Summer and Little Mix.
Riley Carter Millington, 21, will be joining the cast of EastEnders as Kyle, a transgender character. Riley’s casting is the first time a UK television soap opera has ever had a transgender actor playing a transgender character in a continuing role.
CBBC has announced Dixi, its groundbreaking interactive drama about staying safe online is to return for a third series. Dixi:3 - Game of Dixi launches on 9 Feburary 2016 to coincide with Safer Internet Day. New vlogs and episodes will be uploaded to the CBBC website every day until 5 March 2016 and series 1 is scheduled to hit TV screens in the new year.
After 10 weeks and 30 challenges, including Black Forest Gateaux, Spanische Windtorte, Flaounas and a wobbly Charlotte Russe, 13.4m people tuned in to the final of The 2015 Great British Bake Off to see Nadiya crowned this year’s winner.
BBC Two today announced that it has commissioned Zeppotron, part of Endemol Shine Group to produce Let’s Play Darts for Sport Relief.
For the first time, BBC Three will be offering live coverage of the League of Legends World Championships live from Wembley. Beginning on Thursday 15 October, action from all four days of the quarter finals will be available online.
BBC Writersroom today announces Comedy Room 2015 - a development pool of 15 up-and-coming writers, launched on 2 October 2015. These writers have been selected from Writersroom open talent searches, alongside input from BBC Comedy (TV and radio).
This morning, Sir Bruce Forsyth slipped and fell at his home resulting in facial abrasions and minor concussion. He attended hospital and had a series of scans and tests all of which happily proved negative. However, because of his injury, he has been told by doctors he must have complete rest for at least seven days.
Radio 4 has announced the appointment of its first Poet in Residence, Daljit Nagra, as Andrew Marr and some of Britain’s most loved poets mark National Poetry Day on the network with We British: An Epic In Poetry – telling the story of Britain through its poetry, from the earliest verses ever written on the British Isles to some of the latest.
The BBC has today published its submission to the Government’s consultation on the future of the Corporation.
Independent commentary and analysis of current affairs from BBC Ukrainian (BBC Україна) is now available directly to viewers of one of Ukraine’s leading TV channels, ICTV.
Much-loved national television icon, the legendary Sir Bruce Forsyth, returns to BBC One with another star-studded extravaganza. Recording on Sunday 11 October at the Dominion Theatre, Sir Bruce will take to the stage alongside some of the UK’s best-loved entertainers to celebrate the artists who inspired their careers.
Acclaimed British actor Sam Riley (Control, Maleficent, Pride And Prejudice and Zombies) and actress Kate Bosworth (Still Alice, 90 Minutes In Heaven) have been confirmed to play the leads in hotly anticipated new BBC One drama, SS-GB.
The original mad professor is back as Harry Hill reprises his role as the title lead in the BBC One show The Further Adventures of Professor Branestawm (w/t) as filming begins this week.
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